neil/lehrer productions >> ifill: the funerals began today innewtown,connecticut, withthe burials of two six-year old boys murdered on friday. good evening. i'm gwen ifill. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. most of tonight's newshour will focus on the shootings and their aftermath. ray suarez has the latest on the investigation and the reaction in connecticut and beyond. >> ifill: we talk with california senator dianne feinstein, who hopes to revive a law banning assault weapons.
. >> woodruff: a horrific shooting at a grade schoolinconnecticuttodayleft at least 27 people dead, most of them young children. good evening. i'm judy woodruff. >> warner: and i'm margaret warner. on the newshour tonight, we have the latest on the massacre, one of the worst mass killings in world history. >>
. >> woodruff: then, we turn back to the tragedy innewtown,connecticut, asmore victims are laid to rest one week after the shootings. >> brown: speaking out for the first time since the massacre, the nra's wayne lapierre rejects
theconnecticutmassacrestill raw, spencer michels looks at a california law that aims to head off such violence. >> reporter: though no one knows the diagnosis of the perpetrator of the shootings in newtown, the killings have raised once again the issue of forcing the mentallyl